Visit: Atomium Square Laeken, Brussels 1020 Belgium
The Atomium is a monument in Brussels, built on the occasion of the 1958 World Fair and representing the conventional mesh of the iron crystal enlarged 165 billion times. It is located in Laeken on the Heysel plateau where this exhibition took place.
Visit: Mini-Europe, Bruparck, Brussels 1020 Belgium
The whole of Europe animated in miniature!
Be amazed! Mini-Europe is a park featuring all the wonders of Europe, in miniature. Bonsai trees, flowery groves and dwarf trees embellish the 350 monuments which have been reproduced at scale 1/25. Thousands of lifelike figurines and animations! Set off the eruption of the Vesuvius and admire the takeoff of the Ariane rocket. The two hour walk, which is both entertaining and educational, will let you (re)discover the 28 member states of the European Union and their historical, architectural and cultural wealth.